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Sleeping While Pregnant

Everyone tells you to stay rested. But that's not so easy with a growing belly, an active baby, and hormonal changes going on. Find out how to cope with some common pregnancy sleep issues.

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Third Trimester of Pregnancy: What Lies Ahead

You're in the final stretch now, a time when your baby is growing rapidly and looking more and more like the newborn you'll meet soon. Check out what's going on in your third trimester.

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Morning Sickness: Causes and Coping Strategies

Queasiness strikes many women during pregnancy, and often (but not always) in the morning. Find out what causes this nausea and what to do about it once it starts.

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Second Trimester of Pregnancy: What's Going On

Lucky you! You're in your second trimester, which many women find to be the most comfortable part of pregnancy. However, a few pesky conditions may develop. Learn more.

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23 Weeks Pregnant: What's Going On

The amniotic fluid surrounding your baby provides warmth, buoyancy, and protection from infection — a perfect home. Have you signed up for childbirth classes? Get the scoop on pregnancy week 23.

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4 Weeks Pregnant: What's Going On

While you've been adjusting to being pregnant, the new life inside you has been busy. The fertilized egg is implanting itself into the side of your uterus. Learn more about pregnancy week 4.

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7 Weeks Pregnant: What's Going On

Your little one's brain is splitting into three distinct structures: forebrain, midbrain, and hindbrain. Genius in the making! Arm and leg buds are sprouting, too. Get the scoop on pregnancy week 7.

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11 Weeks Pregnant: What's Going On

After weeks of practice, your little one's heart is beating about 120 to 140 beats a minute. You may be able to hear it with a fetal heart monitor. Get more details on pregnancy week 11.

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5 Weeks Pregnant: What's Going On

The placenta and the beginnings of an umbilical cord are working to channel nutrients from your body to the embryo, which is about the size of a small orange seed. Learn more about pregnancy week 5.

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36 Weeks Pregnant: What's Going On

Your baby prefers your voice to any other sound. So don't feel shy about humming a lullaby, reading a story, or just talking to your baby, even before birth. Learn more about pregnancy week 36.

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